HPU Physical Therapy Department Hosts Fourth Annual Halloween Family 5K Fun Run & Walk Virtually

High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy will host its fourth annual Halloween Family 5K Fun Run and Walk virtually on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Last year’s participants wore costumes and took part in Halloween-themed activities for children, including music, games and trunk or treat. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2020 – High Point […]

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August Extraordinary Leader: The Busy Mind of Sam Carr

Around midnight most days, Sam Carr walks. He’ll slip on his AirPods, play Coldplay or Christian music, hit the brick pathways of the Kester International Promenade and head toward “Olympic Strength.” That’s the 35-foot statue in front of Roberts Hall that depicts Atlas holding the world on his shoulders. Carr feels a lot like that. […]

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HPU Faculty and Students to Host Professional Writing Workshops for Women

HPU and St. Stephen AME Zion Church received a $20,000 grant to support these workshops. HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2020 – Drs. Erin Trauth, assistant professor of English, Cara Kozma, associate professor of English, and students at High Point University will host free professional writing workshops for women in the High Point community beginning […]

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HPU Communication Fellows to Host Virtual Film Screenings

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 9, 2020 – High Point University Communication Fellows will host three virtual film screenings this semester in partnership with South Arts’ 2020-21 Southern Circuit Tour. “Coded Bias” explores the fallout of MIT media lab researcher Joy Buolamwini’s startling discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately, and her journey […]

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Student Profile: The ‘Young Sully’ of HPU

HPU student Blake Jones has landed roles in several, major Hollywood films.   Blake Jones calls it a hobby. He’ll step into his family’s small studio in their basement, ask his mom or younger brother, Cade, for help and produce an audition video for a role in an upcoming film. For every 75 roles he […]

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HPU News: Move-In 2020

High Point University welcomed the Class of 2024 home to HPU with a three-day, staggered move-in experience. This year’s move-in was successful thanks to hundreds of upperclassmen, faculty and staff volunteers, along with new safety upgrades and protocols. Watch for a look at the safe move-in process the entire HPU family helped institute to keep […]

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HPU Professor Secures $10,000 Grant For Community Clinic of High Point

Dr. Jordan Smith, assistant professor and co-curricular coordinator in High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, recently secured a $10,000 grant for the Community Clinic of High Point to administer influenza vaccines for the 2020-21 flu season. HIGH POINT, N.C., July 29, 2020 – Dr. Jordan Smith, assistant professor and co-curricular coordinator in High […]

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HPU’s Stout School of Education to Host Second ‘STEM Camp in a Box’ for Community Children

The annual summer camp is held virtually this year because of COVID-19, and a second week has been scheduled due to popularity. HIGH POINT, N.C., June 3, 2020 – High Point University’s Stout School of Education will offer a second virtual STEM camp for community children this summer due to the first session’s high demand. […]

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HPU’s Gardens: Beyond Beauty

This story is featured in the Spring 2020 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below HPU’s gardens contribute to the inspiring environment the university is known for. Dr. Patrick Vigueira knows what he has with the nine plant collections, 28 gardens and the arboretum at High Point University. He has the perfect place to help his […]

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HPU Lowers Flags for Memorial Day

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 22, 2020 – High Point University will honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this nation by lowering perimeter flags to half-staff on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. “We are a God, family and country institution,” says HPU President Dr. Nido Qubein. “Today and […]

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HPU Installs New Maya Angelou Sculpture

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 6, 2020 – High Point University welcomes a new face on campus with its newest historical sculpture, honoring Maya Angelou, legendary writer, poet and activist. Angelou joins 28 sculptures who line the promenades of HPU’s campus, surrounding students with the world’s most accomplished leaders. From Sir Isaac Newton, Rev. Martin Luther […]

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HPU Students Partner with the Community to Tell the Story of Burns Hill

High Point University students in Dr. Cara Kozma’s English service-learning course compiled a book, documenting the rich history of High Point’s Burns Hill neighborhood, and presented it to community members virtually on May 4. HIGH POINT, N.C., May 4, 2020 – High Point University students in Dr. Cara Kozma’s English service-learning course spent the spring […]

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